Stanislav Khramov is a Russian domain thief with ongoing activities going back several years. While a full exposé is in the works, this post is focused on the theft of Zawa.com, a domain that was stolen from its legitimate owner, Mr. Daniel Goodwin, in early 2016. As with many other cases Stanislav Khramov gained access […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Domain theft is a crime. Stealing domains amounts to removing a valuable asset that belongs to someone else, and it’s no different than stealing a car, for example. For many years, domain names have been stolen, and overseer ICANN does not currently offer the type of domain ownership record, or title, made available to owners […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The domain name BD.net was recently sold on a Sedo auction, and several domain investors bid on it. Ending at $29,500 dollars, BD.net is the top dot .net sale of the year so far, according to DNJournal. There is a small problem, however: BD.net has been declared a stolen asset, by its registrant of several […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A cache of domain names stolen during the recent Moniker breach of customer accounts, is being offered privately to domain investors. The stolen domains being offered at low prices include the following: 7G.com – new UIT.com – new WAT.com – Stolen from FMA BMT.com – Stolen from FMA BTM.com – new YAR.com – new WRA.com– […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
In July, we shared an owner’s plea about the theft of a valuable domain portfolio that included 002.com; the domains were moved from eNom to GoDaddy. The domains are now back in their legitimate owner’s possession, according to an update that they relayed via a friend: “We caught the thief and pushed him returned the […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Let’s face it: the times of great deals regarding the so-called “coinage domains“, are long gone. Back in 2004-2006 one could still get great deals for LLL .com and LLL .net domain names at various domain forums. The definition of a “great deal” is subjective, but anything under $2,500 for a LLL .com and $300 […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
“All’s well that ends well.” This Shakespearean play title would perfectly suit the case of the (formerly) stolen domain name, WTD.com. After reporting WTD.com as stolen in February and alerting the domain community, the legitimate owner established a due process that despite his legal background took several months to complete. At the time, WTD.com was […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
In February of this year we disclosed that the domain name WTD.com has been stolen from its rightful owners, via a proxy method. That method, however simplistic as it might be, involves the recreation of the managing email for that domain, if it belongs to a domain that expired. The current holder of WTD.com not […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The former manager of Ghost Ranch, a dining and entertainment venue in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, faces felony charges after hijacking domains owned by her former employer. According to the Steamboat Springs publication, Steamboat Today, Donna “Tonie” Roberts was charged with “theft, computer crime and felony criminal impersonation”. Roberts posted a $2,000 dollar bail and was […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft 37 years ago, gave an interview detailing the upcoming launch of Windows 8; the biggest departure from conventional, desktop computing since Windows 95. While some early testers of the Windows 8 operating system have expressed their concerns, the billionaire Bill Gates – who is currently involved in humanitarian work – […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Hesham Zebida is the founder of a bloggers community called “Famous Bloggers” and a few days ago two of his most valuable domain names, registered at GoDaddy, were stolen. The thief then tried to blackmail Zebida into buying his domains, FamousBloggers.net and ThesisAwesome.com, for $999 – after they were moved away from GoDaddy to another […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
We received this report of a stolen domain, zhibo8.com – and we publish it unedited. The story is scary, because the domain involved has a tremendous amount of traffic associated with it. Shame On Enom! My website domain name stolen, rank 1600+ in Alexa My domain name is zhibo8.com,which is ranked 1600+ in alexa.The Biggest […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.